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and celebrate as the clock ticked down. monty francis is in san francisco with reactions from fans there, of course. hello, monte. >> reporter: good evening. we're along the embarcadero. we were inside the cavern when the niners won this game. the place went absolutely wild. take a look. several hundred people packed pete's tavern just across from at&t park to watch this championship game. similar scenes played out at restaurants and bars across the city. this game came down to the wire. fans were very relieved that the falcons were not able to score in that last minute of the fourth quarter. for san francisco sports fans, this has been an incredible last few months with the giants winning the world series back in october and now the 49ers are on their way to the super bowl. >> we knew they were going to do it! >> coming all the way back! >> i never doubted it. my team is good on the road. i knew we'd do it. no problems. our defense is tight. our offense is tight. we did it. we pulled it off. go niners! >> i'm so glad the niners won. i'm ready to party all night. >> reporter: and i think
, a developing story we're following in san francisco. police are searching for a man accused of setting his girlfriend on fire during an argument this afternoon. it happened shortly after noon today in the city's bay view district. monty francis in the bay view where he just spoke with the victim's family, this has to be hard for them to make any sense out of. >> it is certainly very hard, and family members watched in horror as this all the played out right here in the streets. the 25-year-old woman, we're told she suffered serious burns and she's now at the burn unit at st. francis hospital, the woman's clothes are still here, burned, visible on the street. we're told she attempted to throw off her jacket after her boyfriend doused her with a flammable liquid, then set her on fire. the victim's sister tells us the couple had been together for about six months, and they argued a lot. according to the sister, the couple was at the laundry mad just down the street, where they began to argue about their laundry, they were on their way back home and just outside the victim's house at about 12:
killed in san francisco last year. today 68 people held crosses in their honor. for some that weight represents more than one life. >> for me, that's very powerful. i spent 23 1/2 years incarcerated because i took a person's life. and to hold this cross in honor of someone whose life was taken for me is very powerful. >> the event started with a walk that included stops at several churches and ended with a memorial service at noon at mission dolores. >>> oakland police are under pressure to track down a gunman in four different shootings after four people were killed within a few hours of each other yesterday afternoon. one of the victims was a 17-year-old man. the shooting spanned different neighborhoods of that city from west oakland to deep east oakland. this is the scene at the fourth shooting which happened around 8:15 last night on hillside street. not far from bishop o'dowd high school. the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. the man's killing is oakland's 60th homicide of the new year -- sixth homicide of the new year, that is. police say they have linked all four homici
voluntarily met with san francisco police before he boarded a mid afternoon flight to atlanta. police say the sexual allegation involves crabtree inside a san francisco hotel early sunday morning. the day after the 49ers beat the packers. crabtree was not detained or arrested. he's willing to meet with police if they have additional questions for him. this is what his lawyer released in a statement from earlier today. on friday, january 18, 2013, michael voluntarily met with the san francisco police department and provided a statement. michael fully cooperated with the inspectors and will continue to do so throughout the investigation. out of respect and integrity for the process, we have no further comment at this time. as you mentioned, chris, once again michael crabtree has not spoken to reporters. at this point the 49ers have not made him available to talk to reporters. if that was the case, most likely he would be expected to talk football. later in sports, we'll preview the nfc championship game. we'll have a live report from atlanta. >> hard not to get distracted. >>> the hostage c
. >>> in san francisco, the teenage driver accused of causing a deadly crash while being chased by police made his first court appearance. he is accusesed of killing two people in the new year's day crash, one person died in a car and the second a pedestrian who was walking into a mission district liquor store, he was arraigned on a list of charges. including murder and attempted murder, the prosecutor said he wants morales kept behind bars for the rest of his life. if he is convicted he faces nor than 200 years in prison. and in san jose, coco bennett appeared in court to answer charges that he stripped naked and had a sword in a standoff with the police. his mother said she contacted police a week before this altercation asking for help. and police told her that there was nothing that they could do at that points. the drama played out tuesday in front of onlookers and a police crisis intervention team, and they found an assault rifle and ammunition in bennett's truck, the judge told his mother that he will stay behind bars and appointed a public attorney to defend him. >> what caused a fire
homefield advantage will hopefully mean a big win at the stick. >>> san francisco mayor, and the mayor of green bay are making a friendly wager on the game and this bet has an educational twist. if the 49ers win, green bay will sponsor special tours for hundreds of san francisco kids at the exploratorium when it opens at the new home at pier 15 in april. if the niners lose, san francisco will sponsor a free admission day at the children's museum of green bay a. if the game comes down a field goal, it will be a familiar face doing the kicking. jim harbaugh said his original guy, david akers is still his guy. despite missing a nfl high 13 field goals this season. >> okay, so only of us or most of us will be glued to the set watching the game. this is the bay area, so it would be that we are messing with our second screens, we have another way to follow the 49ers. welcome back, you were at ces in las vegas. >> by second screens we are talking about the mobile devices. tablets, lab tops, phones, all fairly standard to stay in touch with our social network while watching the game. i want to
of cloud cover. >> a healthy dose of san francisco , the mayor said the city the vital, and strong. today was the state of the address, the state of the city address, he spoke before a large crowd at college track in the bay view this morning. college track is a new he educational program that helps students from under served communities reach their goals. he said over the past year, unemployment in san francisco has dropped to 6.5%. that is down from 9.6% when he first took office. he said there were more jobs is and construction and green tech, and san francisco remains a top tourist destination. >> from the sunset to the mission to right here in the bay view. we are witnessing a rebirth of local manufacturing. fashion and artisinal food production that bares the label, made in san francisco. a stamp, yes. >> made in san francisco. and he talked about a lot of points of pride. a new cruiseship personal, the world champ giants and the 49ers super bowl run. >> one of the topics that he touched on was the need for immigration reform. it was also part of a conference in washington, d.c. wit
francisco's airport. the san francisco lawmaker introduced legislation today that if approved, would rename sfo in honor of slain gay rights leader, harvey milk. he needs five others to agree to get it on the ballot. if it goes through, sfo would be the first airport to be named in the nation after a openly gay person. >>> and good afternoon, i'm jeff in the nbc area weather center. after a frigid tart, 25 in gilroy, napa 28, and redwood city 22. and san jose down to 33, all the cold and still air has a spare the air alert in effect for wednesday. the worst air quality expected in the north bay, we will have detail on a warming trend and how high that thermometer will go in a few minutes. >>> and ahead, another choice, the new birth control option that could be available soon and the big difference to what is already on the market. >>> keeping memories alive. meet the man that is in the center on of a project to protect the pieces of our past. start of our bay area proud series. >> district attorney the dealing with a good thing tonight. the gun collection process has gone so well, they hav
shoppers annoyed, start thg weekend, the city of san francisco will charge for parking on sundays. >> the change is expected to bring in almost $2 million a year for the city's transportation agency. parking meter fees will be in force from noon to 6:00 p.m. on sundays. small businesses say this will just drive people to shop at big malls with free parking. the transit agency said that it will help more customers to shop by increasing turnover. >> snow surveyors say that the snow pack is well above -- electronic readings, the results, water content measures 134% of average for this time of year. good news, a third of the water -- the temporary enthusiasm, what starts out wet can turn dry. we have answers from meteorologist mike. >> appears to be dry for at least the whole week, right, jeff? >> we have dry weather coming our way over the next 3 to 4 day, it's a nice break from the active weather in november and december. as the scan is going on, we are rain free and cloud free for a lot of the bay area which led to scenes like this this morning. take a look at this, you can see fro
women's right project in san francisco released the statement saying in part, they welcome the lifting of the ban with cautious optimism and hope that it will be lifted quickly and fairly. the ban went in effect 1994 and if there's positions they want to prevent them from filling, special exemptions will be considered. >> last year, defense secretary panetta expanded combat positions to women in the army. today's action addresses the other military branches. the 1.4 million military active personnel, 14% are women. 292,000 women have served in combat zones. in both wars, 152 women have died from bat or noncombat causes. and nooip 58 have been wounded in action. >> it's back. rain returning to the bay area today. after 16 days of clear skies, we had a dreary grey day. we are looking at the camera outside. most of the showers fell in the north bay as we look at the camera in a second there. there you go. starting mid morning and then by the afternoon, that rain started moving even further into the city. chief meteorologistist is tracking the wet weather and the cold temperatures. jeff, i
are following breaking news in san francisco, a possible break in a cold case that gripped the bay area almost 30 years ago, if you are here in the bay area in the mid 1980s. you will remember the case of kevin collins, he was a little boy that disappeared in san francisco, right now, sfpd have been looking for his remains ever since. right now the fbi and the sfpd, searching a house south of the panhandle near golden gate park. sources tell us today's investigation is related to the collins disappearance, they are serving a search warrant related to this case. he was just ten years old when he sdis appeared -- when he disappeared he would have been 39 years old. >>> the bay area is building a stadium likely to host a super bowl of our own. and it's got a new plan and a partner that could make it the most technology advanced stadium in history. >> if and when the super bowl comes to the stadium being built in santa clare a, it will represent silicon valley technology. let's look at the progress as of this afternoon. not far away from where the stadium is being built. the headquarters, that has
. that statement coming from the san francisco 49ers, shortly the comments from chris culliver, he has flown under the radar so far at the super bowl but he will be available tomorrow and the 49ers will make him available and he will be answering to some of those questions, raj? >> thank you, unfortunate for the timing and unfortunate the comments all together. you may remember ten years ago, the 49ers were also in the situation when their star running back made anti-gay comments and the 49ers were in damage control. now this whole thing started because of qw -- because of can kwame harris, it is known that he is a gay player. and tonight he released a statement to us. it reads, it's surprising that in 2013, chris culliver would use his 15 minutes to spread visit roll and hate. i recognize that these are comments that he may come to regret and that he may come to see that gay people are not so different than straight people. from new orleans to the bay area, super bowl sunday will likely be a wild one, and hopefully not a bad one. the latest plans to keep fans safe, include plans to reroute the bu
's arturo santiago soins joins us. what now? what changes can be made? >> reporter: the san francisco harbor safety committee, u.s. coast guard and a number of other agencies and experts will now have to not only have to figure out how the overseas raymar hit the bay bridge, you about they also now have to review and improve on their harbor safety plans. after the bridge was hit back in november 2007, the governor ordered agencies to come up with a new plan to keep both the ships and the bay safe. part of what resulted were guidelines for large ships operating in reduced visibility. basically, there are nine so-called critical maneuvering areas in which ships are not allowed to set sail when there's no more than a half mile of visibility. now, according to the watchdog group san francisco bay keeper, there was only a quarter mile of visibility at the bay bridge yesterday morning. officials say that this means this accident exposed a big gap in the san francisco harbor committee's safety plan. >> for example, that shipping channel from the bay bridge to the oakland estuary is definitely cover
is considering whether to allow san francisco's nudity ban to go into effect february 1. after hearing today, the judge says he hopes to have a decision before the end of the month. public nudity activists filed a lawsuit seeking to invalidate the new city ordinance. in court today, a city attorney argued that being nude is not a form of political expression and instead is harmful to the public. both sides came out of the hearing feeling hopeful. >> in any event, we got what i think is the most you can ask for from my court which is we have a judge who is engaged and interested and wants to hear both sides and is now devoting his full energies to coming up with what he will be a just decision. >> before today's hearing, a small group of naked protesters gathered in front of the courthouse, arguing what they wear or don't wear should not be up to the city or county lawmakers. >>> they are promising some answers. the board of the pilot commissioners says it will make a recommend decision within 90 days regarding that tanker that crashed into the bay bridge. the board met this morning and said
in san francisco after a sign fell from a plane. it was an advertisement for hair cuts and fell on power lines near 5th and brandon streets around noon. >> i heard an extremely loud boom from outside and all of a sudden our entire power shut off. i walked outside and saw a super cut $8.99 haircut sale sign, completely draped over the power lines. >> not where it was supposed to be. no one was hurt and no trouble, but the plane, there are a few hundred customers without power. >>> a medical setback for injured fan bryan stow. the latest on his condition tonight. >>> i am kimberly terry in downtown san jose. this is a wash in teal. how bars and restaurants are cashing in. that story coming in. >>> and a heart-warming story of a soldier's daughter surprised by her father's return home. you love those hugs. >>> the weekend starting off with cooler temperatures and windy conditions as you step outside this evening. we're seeing winds from 10 to 25 miles per hour, and also some showers lurking offshore. we'll let you know how much of those showers are sticking around for the sunday forecast wh
in san francisco last week. the 25-year-old star lamar remains in critical condition with burns to her face and upper body. her family tells the chronicle oliver burned her during a fight because she wanted him to help her carry clothes to the laundromat. prosecutors say oliver was on prosecuti probation. >>> investigators are now trying to determine what caused a adly big rig crash that shut down a busy highway in vallejo at the height of the commute this morning. the big rig burst into flames. you see the video here after plunging from it an on-ramp that connects highway 39 to westbound 37. it happened around 6:45 a.m. today. a few people who saw the accident pulled the driver from the flames but ultimately his injuries proved fatal. he's identified as 43-year-old william ballard of roseville. the highway patrol says the big rig and pickup truck were involved in a collision sending the truck over the guardrail and sparking a grass fire next to highway 29. crews spent much of the day cleaning up and watching for hot spots. >> the truck that crashed into the ground below was an ace har
deliciously real. >>> it's horrific. san francisco police looking for a man wanted for dousing his girlfriend with gasoline and then setting her on fire. they say 22-year-old dexter oliver attacked her yesterday afternoon in the city's bayview district. 25-year-old starr lamar is now in critical condition in the burn unit at st. francis hospital. she has severe burns to her face and chest. family members say oliver became enraged when lamar told him the relationship was over. >> that's when he poured gasoline in a bottle and i didn't know he was going to burn her. >> police say oliver is 5'10", 155 pounds and has a haircut with a lightning bolt on one side of his head and a fish design on the other. >>> getting ready for his next political battle. president obama announcing today two changes to the national security council. the president is nominating former republican senator from nebraska chuck hagel as the nation's next defense secretary, replacing leon panetta. he also nominated john brennan to lead the cia. both hagel and brennan will face senate confirmation hearings, and republicans a
the plan last april. meters run by the port of san francisco, which include the embarcadero has already been charging for sunday parking. >>> the quest for six and a possible problem for your super bowl party. oh, no, the national chicken council is reporting that 1.25 billion chicken wings are consumed during super bowl sunday, but get ready because there could be a shortage this year. >> chicken experts said, have no fear, there will be enough wings, but you can expect prices to go up. jim, this means you're going to be buying. >> yes, i'm buying and buying big, everyone. we'll have someone investigate that story much more closely. nine days away from the game everyone's talking about, ravens and 49ers in super bowl xlvii from new orleans with the vince lombardi trophy on the line. that quest continues for san francisco. the 49ers wrap up their practice schedule. the next stop for them, a trip to the big easy where a media circus awaiting their arrival for the biggest sporting event in the world. coach jim harbaugh doesn't want his team to get lost in the big hype. >> i want them to e
atmosphere, creating a beautiful picture here and we will go up to san francisco and you can see a gorgeous picture here of downtown with also some very clear skies and a bit of cloud cover that, is doing little in terms of ins lating us against cold weather tonight. >>> milder air off shore, eventually the forecast, three to four days from now, we will get warming coming your way. and right now, the upper level energy is helping to pull down the polar air that will at least give us cold mornings as we go throughout tuesday. and maybe the 20s continuing into thursday's forecast. here we go. we will start off with 27 in santa rosa. and 26 in napa, 34 in fremont, and 33 in san jose, and our coldest spot is at gilroy at an estimated 25 degrees. now that 25 will be more than ten degrees below our average low, but here is some good news. it's not going to be the coldest morning ever in gilroy. that happened in 1963 when gilroy topped out at 18 degrees for a morning low. there's something to make you feel not so bad about weaking up with temperatures in the mid 20s. we will see san jose top out a
california. >>> a group of san francisco college students say they were terrorized overnight in a violent home invasion robbery. five armed men broke down the door of the home at 3:00 a.m. the men pointed guns at them and dragged them out of bed. they demanded money and marijuana. when they couldn't find pot in the house they started kicking and hitting the victims. >> just kept asking for the weed saying where is the 50 p? they were hooking for something big. they took up all the beds and the closets. >> before the suspects left they made off with cash, cell phones and laptops. the students haven't lived in the house long and believe the home had been robbed before. >>> california has the the grlt to run its own health insurance market. kathleen sebelius made the announcement this morning. it was the first to authorize a health insurance exchange after passage of the federal affordable health care act back in 2010. the exchange allows consumers to examine their options and buy affordable high quality insurance. all states are required to have them operating by january of next year. >>> i
, a few spotty showers across san francisco and down in the south bay as well. current numbers in the past two hours have dropped some ten degrees from the north bay to the south bay, you can feel the chill outside, with plenty of upper 40s and it will be getting colder. may need to dust off the eyeglasses a bit and take a second look at this. we will go to the low 30s and upper 20s and daytime highs thursday will will struggle to get out of the 40s. and we will have record setting lows as far as friday morning with temperatures expected in the 40s. let's go to the sky camera network and what you find is the cloud cover is advanced all over the bay area, along with cold air filtering in. in san francisco, we have seen the showers. it is getting the road ways wet just enough to get slick out there. here is the latest storm system, the cold front and associated low pressure in the pisk. it will advance quickly over the next 24 hours so that by thursday, all we are left with is the dome of air sitting across the bay area. that is going to give us some of the chilliest air. not only this seaso
. reporting live in san francisco, jody hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> jody, thank you, we will continue the coverage of the president's announcement, including the nra's response and which proposals are most likely to pass congress. coming up at 6:00, our interview with congress woman jackie spear, she was shot five times in the jones town massacre and was a key member of the task force that formulated the proposals announced today, her side of the story on nbc bay area news. >>> a follow-up on a story we broke last night. san jose police released a sketch of a man who a mom said tried to rip her 2-year-old out of her arms. it happened yesterday. that mother told investigators that the children were playing in the front yard when a man approached her and her kids. as she started to talk to the man, she realized something was wrong. >> i was playing outside with my daughters and he was commenting about how beautiful they were and the color of their hair and one thing led to another and when he knelt down he grabbed my daughter by her feet. >> mom wrestled the child away and grabbed the 4
are sure looking good now if you are a 49ers fan. after san francisco's win over the green bay packers last saturday the niners have been getting national attention. many are picking them to win it all and that includes john madden. coach harbaugh, his team, they are not buying the hype. >> people said nice things about us and that is nice. cover of "sports illustrated," nice thing. says a nice thing about our team, put it in a frame, put it on the wall, something nice to you, doesn't change anything about what our job is. >>> that guy is intense all the time. one final note to 49ers, they cut kicker billy cundiff, that means it's david akers kicking the rest of the way for the 49ers. we will have more. >>> jim, at 6:00, janelle will give her prediction. >> i visit, it's ready to go. >> and i'm ready to write it down and i'm going to use it, baby. >> she was perfect this week. so the pressure is on this week. >> we have big news on a popular weight loss surgery. new information about how well it works and the safety of the operation. >> and getting ready for history, we will go live to wash
in napa and 39 in san jose and 37 in los gatos, 42 in san francisco and a few areas of patchyy fog in the north bay. should keep us at 70 in san tra cruz, and 66 in san jose, the east bay, it's going to be cooler here, upper 50s and also low 60s. 61 in pleasanton and then low 60s by by the bay. san ra fell 61 and 65 in santa rosa. we will stay sunny and mainly clear here throughout tuesday and cloud cover increases wednesday for a chance of showers. we will head throughout the thursday forecast and by saturday, another chance of showers not auto large at this point, but it is going to be changing things up for us in that next seven day forecast. >> so, for wednesday, it's a 60% chance of showers for the greater bay area, so, keep the umbrella in the back seat, not going to be a huge deal. >> okay. keep it handy. >> thank you. may come as a surprise, but today is one of the biggest online shopping days of the year. we will explain why. >> and the festivities under way in washington, d.c., there are two inaugural balls, one of the two, the military ball and then the inaugural ball. a
of days. it will stay with us for one more day before things start to improve. also up in the san francisco, hazy, flag on hd screen, very still. we'll get those winds eventually to transition more to an onshore wind through the next 24 hours. let's get you into the view right now. cold front just offshore, then here is what's so interesting about what's happening. subtropical moisture, flooding up from the south, meeting up with the cold front. we'll get a chance of showers, temperatures cool off for everybody, but with subtropical moisture in place, a little humid the next 24 hours. not quite like tahiti, but you will definitely notice a change in the atmosphere. as far as storm timeline, we'll be cloudy around midnight tonight and for tomorrow morning, 6:00, 7:00, mainly cloud cover across the bay area, but after 7:00 in the morning, we'll keep the chance of showers for the entire day. forecast, a real tough time with the moisture moving up to the south. best possibility of accumulating rain in the north bay. east bay, south bay, and peninsula, more hit and miss. at least that'
.coulding up, guys, maybe this is a good bet for you. speaking of this, guys, vintage san francisco items on sale from the 2010 world series championship. we have got this pennant here and there's a whole section of sporting goods for you, too. get a look at the weather maps. again, the white elephant sale here in oakland, the preview sale happening this sunday. you don't want to miss t all right, let's get a look at the doppler radar, scans around, you can see there is rainfall across the south bay and also the east bay. it is more moderate in nature. as we take a look at what we can expect here for the current temperature, plenty of 50s here across the board. 51 in livermore, low 50s san jose, the subtropical moisture tops here from the south. been a little bit more stubborn than we have had the past 12 to 18 hours. that's why it's slow to move that rain on out. we head to the next 48 hours, we are expecting another colder blast of air to come our way a mix of sun and also some clouds. going to be a real mixed bag here, we head into this upcoming weekend. as far as the morning forecast
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